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Eccrine spiradenoma - very low mag.jpg
Micrograph of a spiradenoma (bottom-center of image). H&E stain.
Classification and external resources
Specialty oncology, dermatology
ICD-10 ILDS C44.L40, C44.L64, D23.L49
eMedicine article/1062079

Spiradenoma, also spiroma [1][2] or eccrine spiradenoma,[3] is a cutaneous condition that is typically characterized, clinically, as a solitary, deep-seated dermal nodule of approximately one centimeter, occurring on the ventral surface of the body.[4]:666[5] Spiradenoma lesions are benign sudoriferous tumors,[6] and have also been described as cystic epitheliomas of the sweat glands.[7]

The histological origin is controversial.[3][6]

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  1. ^ Paul Gerson Unna (1896). The Histopathology of the diseases of the skin. Macmillan. pp. 805–. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Smith Ely Jelliffe & Caroline Wormeley Latimer (1916). Appleton's medical dictionary. D. Appleton and company. p. 771. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  3. ^ a b article/1062079 at eMedicine
  4. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  5. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  6. ^ a b Reinhard Dummer (29 October 2010). Skin Cancer - a World-wide Perspective. Springer. pp. 135–. ISBN 978-3-642-05071-8. Retrieved 3 May 2011. 
  7. ^ Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company. 18 February 2009. p. 2176.